Sophomore Addison Schaeffer (5+1) and senior Kobi Spencer (3+3) each posted six points to help lead the Thomas Titans (5-7) to a 15-7 victory over the Schroeder Warriors (3-9) in the battle of Webster Monday night in high school girls’ lacrosse.
With the win, Thomas improved to 12-1 in the last 13 meetings when serving as the home team while showing a 19-4 mark overall against its cross-town rival since 2005. Additionally, the Warriors have three wins in their last five games this season and have outscored their opponents 62-48 over that same span.
Along with Schaeffer and Spencer, Thomas seniors Gwen Newtown (4+1) and Mya Zeller (2+2) each turned in a multi-goal outing. Freshmen Sadie Eisenhart (1+0) and Olivia Bottoni (1+0) both found the scoresheet to conclude the scoring.
Junior Megan Springer handled the majority of the goaltending duties, much like she has for the second straight season. Springer made five saves while junior Maggie Childs appeared in four minutes of relief but did not record a save.
Senior netminder Maggie Childs has appeared in two games this season, making one save. Sophomore goaltender Lauren Russell evened her record to 3-3 as she made three saves in 50 minutes. In 16 career games, Russell shows a 7-9 record and has allowed less than four goals seven times.
Schroeder seniors Anna Rodgers (3+2) and Ava Dossier (2+1), who entered the contest first and second among all Warrior scorers, posted five and three points, respectively. Dating back to last season, Rodgers has recorded one goal in 21 of her last 23 appearances, which includes one goal in all 12 contests this season. Junior Makenna Baier finished off the scoring as she tallied a pair of goals in the defeat.
Lauren Vitello, who has seen the most time in goal this season for the Warriors, made 12 saves in the loss.
Thomas scored seven goals in the first half only to put up an eight-spot in the second while limiting Schroeder to four and three goals, respectively, en route to a 15-7 victory. The Warriors have scored double digits in goals five times this season, including in each of their last three wins. Schroeder suffered its third consecutive loss after winning a pair of contests since the end of April.
Schroeder hopes to avoid its fourth straight loss on Thursday, May 10 as they head to Rush-Henrietta for a 7:30 p.m. contest. Meanwhile, Thomas will look for its sixth win of the slate as they travel to Churchville-Chili on Thursday, May 10 at for a 7:00 matchup.
The final installment of the High School Game of the Week series features the Churchville-Chili Saints and Greece Storm facing off in boy’s lacrosse action on Thursday, May 18 at 5:00 p.m. at Churchville-Chili High School.